Phonological Awareness: A Step In English Language Development

Evelyn Endayane Riveros Vega, Monica Del Pilar Orjuela Vargas




 Language development is a crucial part when learning a language since it affects the learners´ communicative process and performance. Limited phonological instruction can negatively impact the learners´ language development since it involves the growth of the required skills to communicate in the target language. The aim of this paper is to explain the effects of a specific phonological training on English to elementary-level learners; and to discuss the results of this training in the language development.

Keywords: Phonological awareness, phonological training, language development, learners´ anxiety.

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